Nine Ventura County elementary schools are being honored as 2020 California Distinguished Schools by the California Department of Education. Schools are awarded for their work toward closing the achievement gap and for achieving exceptional student performance. Schools that applied were eligible based on their performance and progress on the state indicators as described on the California School Dashboard. Indicators include test scores, suspension rates and English learner progress.
The Ventura County schools being honored are:
|Acacia Magnet School for Enriched Learning||Conejo Valley Unified|
|Academy of Technology & Leadership at Saticoy||Ventura Unified|
|Campus Canyon Elementary||Moorpark Unified|
|Environmental Academy of Research Technology and Earth Sciences||Conejo Valley Unified|
|Junipero Serra Elementary||Ventura Unified|
|Meadows Arts and Technology Elementary||Ventura County Office of Education|
|Sycamore Canyon||Conejo Valley Unified|
|Vista Elementary||Simi Valley Unified|
|Walnut Canyon Elementary||Moorpark Unified|
The 323 California Distinguished Schools will be honored on February 10, 2020, during an awards ceremony at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim. The complete list of the honorees is available here.
About the Ventura County Office of Education
The Ventura County Office of Education provides a broad array of fiscal, training and technology support services to local school districts, helping to maintain and improve lifelong educational opportunities for children, educators and community members. VCOE also operates schools that serve students with severe disabilities and behavioral issues, provides career education courses, and coordinates countywide academic competitions including Mock Trial and the Ventura County Science Fair. Learn more at: www.vcoe.org.